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recoup

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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recoupre‧coup /rɪˈkuːp/ verb [transitive]  BFto get back an amount of money you have lost or spent syn recover The movie will have to be a huge hit to recoup its cost. He was desperate to try and recoup his losses.
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recoupThe Liverpool chief has also recouped £16.4m in sales, leaving his overall dealings standing at a staggering £47.9m.She put $50 on the next race in an attempt to recoup her losses.Olaf died in battle, attempting to recoup his losses.Twentieth Century-Fox, desperate to recoup its investment, negotiated a new deal with David Merrick, producer of the stage show.San Marcos seeks to recoup more than $ 4 million it was forced to allocate for low-income housing.The dentist gives treatment for free and then recoups the cost from the government.If the homeowner can not meet the loan payments, the lender can foreclose and resell the house to recoup the loss.But unless covered by his own insurance, the second renter may have to sue the negligent tenant to recoup the losses.This is a means of making sure that they recoup their costs and prevents swaths of customers switching to better deals.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrecoupre‧coup /rɪˈkuːp/ verb [transitive]FINANCE to get back an amount of money you have lost or spentFinance companies have managed to recoup some of the losses they made during the recession.Employers wished to retain skilled labour to recoup their investment in training costs.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
recoup
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrecoup
he, she, itrecoups
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrecouped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave recouped
he, she, ithas recouped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad recouped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill recoup
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have recouped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam recouping
he, she, itis recouping
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you, we, theyare recouping
Past
I, he, she, itwas recouping
you, we, theywere recouping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been recouping
he, she, ithas been recouping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been recouping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be recouping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been recouping
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